Sometimes, though, the plans run up against collective bargaining issues.
A variety of teacher-policy groups want stronger PD guidance in the upcoming regulations under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Union representatives have been skipping out on meetings to weigh changes to teachers' healthcare plans.
Coverage of Teach For America sounds the same, but the organization is vastly different 25 years later.
Read highlights from the National Education Association's and the American Federation of Teachers' own conventions earlier this month.
Researchers find that U.S. teachers perform about as well as other American college graduates in literacy skills, but lag both fellow college-educated Americans and their international peers in math skills.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said that half of Chicago teachers were "illiterate" in a 2011 email, recently released to a city newspaper.
Dozens of veteran Denver educators will lose their tenure status due to a 2010 state law, which was passed as part of an effort to win Race to the Top dollars.
At the American Federation of Teachers convention, the Democrats' presumptive presidential nominee spoke about the recent spate of violence in America, while reiterating her positions on K-12 education.
The Empire State hopes to alleviate teacher shortages by making it easier for teachers licensed in other states to work in New York.